Medical Definition of Cochlear nerve

1. The cochlear part of the acoustic (8th cranial) nerve. The cochlear nerve fibres originate from neurons of the spiral ganglion and project peripherally to cochlear hair cells and centrally to the cochlear nuclei of the brainstem. They mediate the sense of hearing. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cochlear Nerve

cochlear area
cochlear branch of labyrinthine artery
cochlear canal
cochlear canaliculus
cochlear diseases
cochlear duct
cochlear ganglion
cochlear hair cell
cochlear hair cells
cochlear implant
cochlear implantation
cochlear implants
cochlear joint
cochlear labyrinth
cochlear microphonic potentials
cochlear nerve (current term)
cochlear nuclei
cochlear nucleus
cochlear part of vestibulocochlear nerve
cochlear prosthesis
cochlear recess
cochlear root of VIII nerve
cochlear root of vestibulocochlear nerve
cochlear window
cochleare amplum
cochleare magnum
cochleare medium
cochleare modicum
cochleare parvum

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